Boonchai has taken 7 days leave for retreat program at Suanmokkh, Surat Thani.
The program starting 20-27 each month.
This May commerate special event: 100 years of Bhuddadasa birthday memorial.
The retreat place;Suanmokkh International is 1.5 km from Suanmokkh head quarter.
During 7 days course, trainees not allow to talk and skip dinner.
Planned to go there on May 18, but postpone to May 19 due to unfinish of manuscript.
Train from Bangkok to Chiya take 11 hours for the 600 kms.
The upper sleeping bed of fan cabin during rainy time may not too suffer.
Earlier booked ticket was lower bed airconditioned cabin.
At the retreat center was truely peaceful and supportive for meditation.
The whole 8 days course was shower with rains, trainees are alertly handful with umbella.
A friend lend the camera to take picture of Non Tai Yark, rare herbal plant found there.
The heart-like leaf of the climber plant was just blossoming.
On May 27 was Buddadasa’s birthday, celebrate zero meal to merit the master.